It is time to rethink business school case studies for millennials – Financial Times

It is time to rethink business school case studies for millennialsFinancial TimesThe case study is a core component of business school curricula, exploring concepts from finance to marketing in the corporate world. Many of these case studies focus on large companies wrestling with complicated business decisions. Does an acquisition …

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It is time to rethink business school case studies for millennials – Financial Times

Soaring smartphone sales boost profits for Huawei – Financial Times

Soaring smartphone sales boost profits for HuaweiFinancial TimesHowever, this has eroded profitability as the company splashed out on marketing, signing up big names including actor Scarlett Johansson and Argentine footballer Lionel Messi. Last financial year, net profits increased just 0.4 per cent to Rmb37.1bn …and more »

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Soaring smartphone sales boost profits for Huawei – Financial Times

Oil price recovery helps quarterly profits surge at Shell – Financial Times

Oil price recovery helps quarterly profits surge at ShellFinancial TimesRoyal Dutch Shell reported a better-than-expected surge in second quarter profits and continued to trim its debts as the Anglo-Dutch group benefited from heavy cost cuts and a partial recovery in oil prices. Profits on a current cost of supplies basis …and more »

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GSK’s Walmsley proves her worth – Financial Times

Financial TimesGSK's Walmsley proves her worthFinancial TimesEmma Walmsley's first big decision as chief executive of GlaxoSmithKline, to judge by most media reports, was selling the pharma group's Horlicks drinks brand. But any notion that a background in marketing L'Oréal cosmetics made her more of a brand …and more »

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Hershey dims sales outlook on bitter retail climate – Financial Times

Financial TimesHershey dims sales outlook on bitter retail climateFinancial TimesIt is also revving up for the upcoming Halloween and Holiday season, with marketing expenses expected to rise in the remainder of the year. Still, full-year sales growth is now forecast at 1 per cent, down from the previous expectation for the “low end …

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Chipotle maintains 2017 sales-growth forecast despite latest safety scare – Financial Times

Chipotle maintains 2017 sales-growth forecast despite latest safety scareFinancial TimesLast month, Chipotle shares were also rattled by a warning it issued on marketing expenses, which raised concerns that its profit margins were under pressure. Nevertheless, in its report on Tuesday, Chipotle said that marketing and promotional expenses …

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Chipotle maintains 2017 sales-growth forecast despite latest safety scare – Financial Times